Oved Lobel

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian meets his Sudanese counterpart Ali Al-Sadiq Ali in Tehran, Feb. 6 (image: Iranian Ministry of Foreign Affairs)

West ignores the Sudan war at its peril

February 14, 2024 | Oved Lobel

The Houthis are an integral part of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, so it makes little sense to try to deter them independently (Image: Maad Ali/ZUMA Wire/Alamy Live News)

Stopping the Houthis requires thinking bigger

January 25, 2024 | Oved Lobel

Dr Tal Becker presents Israel's opening statement before the International Court of Justice in the Hague (Image: International Court of Justice)

Was October 7 an act of genocide?

January 24, 2024 | Oved Lobel

US jets taking off to conduct airstrikes against Houthi positions on Jan. 11 (image: Twitter/@OSINTtechnical)

Sanctions can no longer be the sole response to Tehran’s blatant provocations

January 21, 2024 | Oved Lobel

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“Lies, damned lies and statistics” in Gaza

January 17, 2024 | Oved Lobel


Australia needs to join the US and UK in sanctioning Hamas and Iran

January 12, 2024 | Oved Lobel

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Hamas is the cause, not the effect, of Israeli policies

December 22, 2023 | Oved Lobel

Hamas fighters in the southern Gaza Strip (Image: Abed Rahim Khatib/ Shutterstock)

Dismantling Hamas is vital to any hopes of Middle East peace

December 17, 2023 | Oved Lobel

Current UN Special Rapporteur on the Occupied Palestinian Territories Francesca Albanese (Image: Shutterstock)

Article 51 and Israel’s inherent right to self-defence

December 12, 2023 | Oved Lobel

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The silence about Hamas’ ongoing war crimes

November 29, 2023 | Oved Lobel

Tunnel under Al-Shifa Hospital (image: screenshot)

Hamas is using hospitals to commit “acts harmful to the enemy”

November 26, 2023 | Oved Lobel

Pro-Palestinian rally in Milan, Italy, with signs promoting the lie that Israel is committing genocide in Gaza (source: Eugenio Marongiu/Shutterstock)

The Big Lie: “Genocide” in Gaza

November 23, 2023 | Oved Lobel